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Re: [bug#45919] [PATCH 0/8] Exporting a manifest and channels from a pro
Re: [bug#45919] [PATCH 0/8] Exporting a manifest and channels from a profile
Fri, 29 Jan 2021 22:51:57 +0100
zimoun <email@example.com> writes:
>> I just had a cursory look, and my main concern is that maybe exposing
>> commands is one more thing to learn for the user, and one more step to
>> run to get a simple file.
>> Instead, what about doing what system profiles already do with
>> and store the result of the proposed commands directly in
>> $PROFILE/channels.scm and $PROFILE/manifest-spec.scm, on each profile
> If I understand correctly, Pierre, you are proposing 2 things: 1) only
> one command and 2) export by default in $PROFILE. Right?
> Yeah, sounds a good idea to me. Even if #2 seems a bit of re-work for
> the patch set. :-)
Sorry, misunderstanding :)
1) Zero command :p
2) On every profile modification (install, upgrade, removal), store the
channel description and the manifest specification (as produced by this
patch commands) to $GUIX_PROFILE/channels.scm and
($GUIX_PROFILE being the target profile, of course.)
Does that make more sense?
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